(70 ILCS 1935/15)
Creation; duration; termination of the Authority.
There is created a body politic and corporate, a unit of local government, named the Elmwood Park Grade Separation Authority that embraces that portion of Leyden Township within the Village of Elmwood Park, Cook County, Illinois. The Authority shall continue in existence until the accomplishment of its objectives or until the Authority officials resolve that it is impossible or economically unfeasible to fulfill its objectives. Objectives of the Authority include the grade separation of railroad tracks from the right-of-way of Grand Avenue in the Village of Elmwood Park, the relocation of railroad tracks and roadway to facilitate the grade separation, and other necessary, related improvements to the right-of-way and at-grade crossing closure within the Village of Elmwood Park. The Authority shall be dissolved upon its voluntary termination or 6 months after the first use of the railway on the grade separation structure by a Railroad. Upon termination or dissolution of the Authority after the construction of the grade separation project, the Department of Transportation shall own and maintain the grade separation structure and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company shall own and maintain the railway along the grade separation structure.
(Source: P.A. 98-564, eff. 8-27-13.)